Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Methane, Methane, Methane. What a Pain.

"Methane made up only about 9 percent of greenhouse gas emissions in 2011, the E.P.A. said; carbon dioxide is easily the most prevalent gas. But methane is much more potent. Even though it rapidly breaks down in the atmosphere, its contribution to global warming is 21 times greater than carbon dioxide’s over a 100-year period."

In the news:
November 25, 2013
Natural Gas Burner - Stock Image BY7973© GIPhotoStock / Science Source

Monday, November 25, 2013

Satiating Snatiation

"Gillian Weeks, 29, head of sales and development at a production company, refuses to let her snatiation get in the way of satiation...Her sneezing, she believes, is triggered by a combination of eating and cold weather. On wintertime dates, Ms. Weeks says she would alert suitors about the inevitable. "I would often leave a restaurant and say 'Just so you know, I might start sneezing convulsively,' " she says, hoping they would 'see it as something adorable.'"

In the news:
by Kristina Peterson
The Wall Street Journal
November 22, 2013
Sneeze - BU1433
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Thursday, November 21, 2013

New Look at Old Epilepsy Drug

In the news:
by Thomas Andrew Gustafson
NPR shots
November 6, 2013
Epilepsy, conceptual artwork - Stock Image SL3799
Epilepsy, conceptual artwork - Stock Image SL3799
© David Mack / Science Source

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Missing Bladder Infections is All Too Common

In the news:
by Nancy Shute
NPR shots
November 14, 2013
 Urine analysis - Stock Image SE6709
© Ian Hooton / Science Source
 Urine analysis - Stock Image SE6709